Florence Mae Levan

4 November 1917–18 March 2009 (Age 91)
Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Florence Mae

When Florence Mae Levan was born on 4 November 1917, in Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Paul Bowman Levan Sr., was 20 and her mother, Ruth E. McCurdy, was 17. She married Ralph Theodore Mummert on 20 November 1938, in Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States. She lived in Lower Paxton Township, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940 and Home, Timor-Leste in 2009. She died on 18 March 2009, in Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ralph Theodore Mummert
Florence Mae Levan
Marriage: 20 November 1938

Spouse and Children

20 November 1938
Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Paul Bowman Levan Sr.


    Ruth E. McCurdy





    Mary E. Levan


    Catherine Levan


    Paul Bowman Levan Jr


World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

French (Belgium): nickname for someone who was fleet of foot, from French le vent ‘the wind’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Florence M Mummert in household of Ralph J Mummert, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Florence M Levan in household of Paul B Levan, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Florence M Or Tootie Mummert, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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